48 hours in Manchester: The family edition

A lot of families love the idea of heading away for a few days. The weekend is an opportunity to do something a little different. Seeing new places and heading away for a night gives you the chance to experience a new place. But where to go and what to do? Manchester is such a fabulous city in the north of England. A great place that happens to be extremely family-friendly. It doesn’t matter how you enjoy spending your time, Manchester has you covered. With that in mind, here is everything to think about if

Hotel Review: Motel One, Manchester

In April I attended my first ever Blog On Conference. The trip to Manchester from Norfolk was a very long one, especially with a toddler in tow. Actually, John sorted Erin out for the majority of the train journey while I either slept or watched YouTube videos. Having only been to this city once about 10 years ago, I made sure I booked a hotel as close to the train station as possible and that was Motel One Manchester. There aren’t many hotels closer than this, with it being a short walk away. When I say

How to survive your first Blog On!

For the past couple of days John, Erin and myself have been in Manchester so I could attend Blog On, my very first blogging conference. I’ve been blogging since 2010 but only in the past year have I been taking it seriously and trying to make a career out of it. I’m not even close to that yet but that’s exactly why I went to Blog On! I wish I’d read a post beforehand about what to expect so I’d been more prepared so here it is; How to Survive Your First Blog On!  How